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SMU TollTag available from North Texas Tollway Authority

SMU fans can now display Mustang spirit wherever they go with an SMU-branded TollTag from the North Texas Tollway Authority. Emblazoned with the University’s spirited pony mascot, Peruna, and traditional SMU red and blue colors, the limited edition TollTag can

SMU study will teach algebra with student-authored stories

Can students learn algebra from Instagram and video games? SMU teaching researcher Candace Walkington thinks so. Walkington’s new study, funded by the National Academy of Education, will test that idea. The new study asks pre-algebra students to author their own algebra stories

Department of Anthropology celebrates Golden Jubilee

In fall 1964, professors Fred Wendorf and Ron Wetherington brought the discipline of anthropology to SMU. This year, the University celebrates the Department of Anthropology’s Golden Jubilee. Today, the department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees focusing

SMU honors distinguished alumni and emerging leader

Philanthropic, civic and business leaders will receive SMU’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates, during a campus ceremony in November. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni are educational leader Mary Brinegar ’69, investment banker Frank M.

Meadows Museum presents major survey of Goya prints

The Meadows Museum announces its fall exhibition, Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention. On view through March 1, 2015, the exhibition launches the Meadows’ 50th anniversary year by presenting the entirety of the Museum’s holdings of printed works by Francisco

Texas Industry Photographs by Robert Yarnall Richie

SMU Central University Libraries now has online more than 1,000 photographic prints and negatives depicting non-oil-related Texas companies (ca. 1936-1970), taken by Robert Yarnall Richie (1908-1984). The photographs are part of the DeGolyer Library’s Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection, which consists

TEDxSMU 2014 tickets now on sale

Tickets are available now for the sixth incarnation of TEDxSMU, returning to Dallas City Performance Hall Nov. 1 with a daylong lineup of speakers, performers and musicians who will riff on this year’s theme of “Strangely Familiar.”

SMU supports “It’s On Us” to end sexual assault

SMU applauds the launch of “It’s On Us,” the White House campaign to stop sexual assault on college campuses announced September 19. The campaign asks everyone to take responsibility to prevent sexual assault and to create an environment where sexual assault is unacceptable.

$2 million gift funds new SMU Lyle School Centennial Chair

A gift of $2 million from Mary and Richard Templeton will create a new endowed faculty position in electrical engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.

SMU experts address Texas textbooks issues

SMU Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences faculty members are speaking out about what they see as “flawed” and “distorted” textbooks being considered for Texas classrooms, including appearances before the State Board of Education.

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